I Have Not Been Paid, Can I Take My Materials Back?

I Have Not Been Paid, Can I Take My Materials Back?

On this episode, we will discuss in detail the answer to one of the most common questions we receive in our construction law firm, if I’m not getting paid, take my materials back? You need to consider the following. The right to repossess and remove shall extend to materials whose purchase price does not exceed the …

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What is Retainage and How to Get it Sooner

What is Retainage and How to Get it Sooner

What is retainage?​  Retainage is standard in many construction contracts as an incentive for the contractor to perform their work in a satisfactory manner. When retainage is used, the contractor will receive a percentage of their contract price as portion of their payment at the start of a project. These retainage payments are typically withheld …

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Fleet Management Post Pandemic with Kenny Tyson of Enterprise Fleet Management

Fleet Management Post Pandemic with Kenny Tyson of Enterprise Fleet Management

On this episode, we’re going to talk about your fleet, and we have the preeminent expert of fleet management on the show, Kenny Tyson of Enterprise Fleet Management. Are you concerned about the current state of buying cars and trucks? You know its bad when you turn on the news to you hear that they …

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From Manufacture to Install, Insurance for Construction Materials with Alex Dopazo of Dopazo Insurance

From Manufacture to Install, Insurance for Construction Materials with Alex Dopazo of Dopazo Insurance

There are gaps in your insurance and filling them first requires knowing where they are.  In this podcast, Alex Dopazo of Dopazo Insurance explains several places where you likely have gaps in coverage and the various options to fill those gaps.  He also talks about the gaps that can’t be filled and what you should …

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Why Finding Construction Managers is So Hard with Suzanne Breistol of Florida Construction Connection

Why Finding Construction Managers is So Hard with Suzanne Breistol of Florida Construction Connection

This is a tight labor market and construction is at the top of the list of industries that is suffering.  This is in large part due to a combination of a history of insufficient talent, a lack of emphasis of construction as a viable career, and the recent demand for construction professionals.  On today’s episode, …

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The 10 Most Dangerous Subcontract Provisions (and How to Avoid Them) with Josh Levy of Document Crunch

The 10 Most Dangerous Subcontract Provisions (and How to Avoid Them) with Josh Levy of Document Crunch

Construction contracts are complex, and understanding their complexity is critical to managing your risk on a construction project. Today we talk with Josh Levy of Document Crunch, an AI platform that analyses construction contracts to help level the playing field. Make sure to follow us on our dedicated construction site as well as our podcast, YouTube videos and social media …

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Insurance Traps in Construction Contracts with Marcus Spiegelberg of Douglas Orr Plumbing and Magda Waszkiewicz of Brown and Brown

Insurance Traps in Construction Contracts with Marcus Spiegelberg of Douglas Orr Plumbing and Magda Waszkiewicz of Brown and Brown

Insurance in the construction industry is filled with landmines.  Knowing where they are takes the help of a seasoned insurance agent.  Marcus and Magda talk about how they navigate this minefield together.  In this episode we talk about certificates of insurance do’s and don’ts, additional insured endorsements and how they can go wrong, handling deductibles …

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3 Common Lien Release Mistakes You Can’t Afford to Make

3 Common Lien Release Mistakes You Can’t Afford to Make

We have seen a lot of mistakes folks make when it comes to issuing lien releases. In this podcast, we are going to discuss the three most common lien release issues and how you should approach each. Don’t skip this episode we’ll explain why these are mistakes you can’t afford to make. Make sure to …

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